Applications for temporary extended outdoor dining permits now closed.
Please download and read the Outdoor Dining Guidelines 2021-2022(PDF, 1MB) to assist with your application.
You are eligible for an Outdoor Dining Permit if your business:
either provides table service or cleaning for take away and waiting areas.
Businesses must meet certain practical and safety requirements. Make sure that you read, understand and comply with:
You can use the footpath or parking bays for:
If you want to use parking bays, measure how many metres along the curb you want to use.
Editable example site plans to help:
If you want to use space in front of a neighbouring property, you will need permission from the current occupier. If they agree, you will need to include their permission in your application form. If the tenant or use changes, you will need to seek permission from the new occupant, or your permit may be revoked.
You must have at least $20,000,000 public liability insurance in respect of the outdoor dining activities in the outdoor dining area and naming Mornington Peninsula Shire as an interested party.
Applications closed 1 Oct 2021.
We will contact you if we need further information for your permit application or to discuss the site, layout, or design of your footpath or parklet and any requirements around installation of a structure.
You must not use a parklet until your permit is approved and traffic bollards or barriers and screens are in place. Council contractors will install the necessary barriers depending on your site.
We may ask you to take a picture of your space and email it to us.
For further business assistance, please also check our business information and support page.